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10 results found for: "Alberta--Economic conditions"

Topics: Business and Industry

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August 1, 2017

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The 2017 Workforce Scan is designed to identify fields of study in high demand as well as provide insight into recent hiring and retention experiences of employers across northern Alberta.


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November 22, 2016

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The sharp deterioration in crude oil prices of the past two years has not only had impacts on Alberta’s business sector and on government finances, but is also affecting Alberta’s consumers as they are less confident about their job situation and are cutting back on their household purchases as a...


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October 18, 2016

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Weak oil prices and reduced investment by oil and gas companies is also impacting companies that supply machinery and equipment to the oil and gas sector and to construction firms that are working on oil and gas investment projects. The three sectors that make up the Oil and Gas Supply Chain...


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September 22, 2016

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Only 1% of Canada’s GDP can be contributed directly to research and development (R&D) and software. The true value of R&D to the economy is difficult to measure as they provide significant indirect value through support for the advancement of knowledge and innovation across industries. In...


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September 8, 2016

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The current economic recession has resulted in rapidly rising unemployment and a surge in the number of Employment Insurance beneficiaries in Alberta. The hardest hit municipalities are those that depend on the oil and gas services sector which saw the largest employment losses during the past...


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August 3, 2016

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The current recession caused Alberta’s labour productivity to decline sharply in 2015 as companies saw output fall that year while major payroll cuts were often postponed until 2016. As a result, the 5-year productivity growth rate fell from an average annual increase of 2.3% between 2009 and...


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November 1, 2013

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Monthly Economic Review includes Current Economic Indicators, Interprovincial Comparisons of Economic Indicators, Regional Economic Indicators, and Historical and Current Economic Indicators.


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May 1, 2013

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The annual results summarize the Ministry key initiatives supporting Aboriginal economic development in Alberta.


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June 1, 2010

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This report provides a snapshot, based on existing information sources, of Alberta’s overall competitiveness relative to a number of comparative jurisdictions. It identifies areas of strength and opportunities where improvements can be made.


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May 1, 2009

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This study examines recent performance and prospects across a number of Alberta’s key industry sectors. To provide context, the study begins with a review of the economic environment in Canada and Alberta and description of overall industry trends.